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Finnish defense ministry website faces cyber attack

Posted On: Mar. 23, 2016 12:00 AM CST

Finland's Ministry of Defense said that its website has suffered a denial-of-service attack, Reuters reports.

The cyber attack prompted the ministry to divert web traffic to a temporary site.

Kristian Vakkuri, an official at the ministry, said that it had experienced a similar attack weeks ago.

"Other ministries' websites were also targeted in February," said Mr. Vakkuri.

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